If you’re looking into becoming a yacht crew member, you already know the perks. You’ll be traveling the world on the open ocean and get paid to do it. The list of beautiful yachting destinations is endless, but in no particular order here are just 7 of the best yachting destinations in the world that you could travel to while working as a crew member.
- Society Islands, French Polynesia
The Society Islands stretch across more than two million square miles of the South Pacific Ocean. One of the 118 islands, Tahaa is famous for its aromatic vanilla bean and authentic Polynesian dinners that are reminiscent of food offered in the early 20th century.
- French Riviera
You can sail past rustic castles that line the coast and drop anchor to enjoy fresh mussels or other delicacies. The Côte d’Azur encompasses the French Riviera and Monaco and has many tourist attractions from luxurious boutiques to gambling casinos.
- Whitsunday Islands, Australia
The Whitsunday Islands are 74 tropical islands scattered across the Great Barrier Reef and provide visitors with diving and snorkel opportunities to uncover the natural wonders of the crystal blue water.
- Tortola, British Virgin Islands
The beauty of Tortola includes coral reefs, flood caves, stone formations, white powdery sandy beaches and lush green mountains. The surrounding islands provide calm seas, the perfect destination.
With more than 1000 islands, Croatia is a sailor’s paradise. The Dalmatian Coast has centuries of history such as the “Golden Horn” beach that many consider to be the most beautiful in the country.
The Cyclades are made up of 23 large islands and 200 small islands. The islands offer rugged beauty and thousands of years of history. Mykonos and Santorini are the most famous, recognized by their white washed houses and windmills.
- Palermo, Sicily, Italy
The secluded anchorages, quiet fishing villages and beautiful beaches are what attracts sailors to this part of the Mediterranean. Palermo is reachable by boat and it great for exploring.
The pictures don’t do the yachting locations justice. For more information of training programs and yachting destinations you could go to, contact us today!